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Writers Against Racism: Author Ana Castillo REJECTED (Tucson HS)

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Over the weekend, I was catching up on my Facebook posts and resting. I had to cancel Jacquie Harvey’s interview for another day because I was truly exhausted.  Anyway, while trolling, I saw a post from YA author Matt de la Peña… How do you say no to Ana Castillo, Tucson? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeff-biggers/breaking-tucson-high-scho_b_1458984.html Tucson High School Blocks […]

Writers Against Racism: Matt de la Pena (Final Segment)

Matt de la Pena’s conclusion…

Writers Against Racism: Matt de la Pena and Tucson Schools (Part 2)

Here’s part two of my conversation with author Matt de la Pena regarding the Mexican American Studies Program being dropped from Tucson, Arizona schools. ]

Writers Against Racism: Matt de la Pena and Tucson School District

Over the weekend I caught up with author Matt de la Pena who provided me with some much needed information on the Mexican American Studies Program being pulled from the Tucson school district – which was first reported in the New York Times by Michael Winerip.

Writers Against Racism: This Week on Bowllan’s Blog (trailer)

Michele Howe Clarke talks to me about the fine art of “Facing Forward” after living through an unusual bout of cancer that left her disfigured, but not discouraged. W.A.R., author, Matt de la Pena talks about his recent trip to Tucson, AZ, and what it feels like having your well-received novel pulled from the bookshelves. […]

Writers Against Racism: “Mexican WhiteBoy” by Matt de la Pena

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Guess who caught ME Reading An Author of Color’s Book? (Me. And it wasn’t easy to do. Trust me.)